Venom, Spiderman's super villain, will finally get his own Marvel film
Spiderman's foe Venom is back.
Venom, Columbia’s long-in-the-works Spider-Man spinoff, now has a opening date.
The studio on announced it has set Oct. 5, 2018, as the release date of that comic book film. A tweet from Exhibitor Relations stated that the first Spider-Man spin-off, Venom, will be coming to theaters on 5 October 2018.
Sony has a couple Spider-Man spin-offs planned, including Venom and Sinister Six, which were revealed in the infamous Sony hack back in 2015. Last year, reports came in that the Venom movie was moving forward with Dante Harper (Edge of Tomorrow) writing the script.
In addition, director Alex Kurtzman, director of the upcoming The Mummy reboot--will be at the helm of the Venom film. There is no news yet on the story for the upcoming film or if he will be introduced in this year's Spider-Man: Homecoming, which already has a sequel in the works.
While Pratik Gandhi's Bollywood debut Bhavai will release on 22 October, Timothée Chalamet's period drama Dune will premiere in Maharashtra cinemas on 29 October
Tom Hardy's film wants to lean in on its inherent silliness, while also raising emotional stakes with a story supposedly about friendship and self-acceptance.